A true perennial Sunflower adding height and colour to perennial borders, flowering in their first year. Stunning bright yellow 10-12cm (4-5in) diameter blooms with deep yellow centres, will brighten your garden over a long period attracting birds and butterflies. Height: 150-180cm (5-6ft).
Companion planting: Try growing sunflowers with chives to deter aphids.
Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. Try toasting the seed kernels for a healthy snack. For more details about edible flowers click here.
Grow on seedlings in a cold frame and gradually acclimatise plants to cooler conditions for a few weeks before planting out after all risk of frost, 45-60cm (18-24in) apart.
Grows in all soil types in borders in full sun.
Plants are best cut down in the autumn after flowering. Plants may form spreading rhizomatous roots once established.
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